Guidebooks help provide information about a particular area or policy. The guidebooks linked to on this webpage cover topics like the search process, recruitment, and promotion & tenure.
The purpose of this guidebook is to assist faculty in improving merit-based hiring processes and to address unconscious bias to improve reliability and validity of the interview process.
Adapted from Diversifying the Faculty: A Guidebook for Search Committees.
WHEREAS a number of concerns about mentoring of faculty emerged from the survey on The College Climate and Faculty Career Satisfaction that was administered to all faculty members in the College by the Committee on the Status of Faculty Women (CSFW) in 2006, the CSFW has developed a proposal for mentoring of faculty.
Systematically monitor hiring and promotion decisions to eliminate unintentional bias and create opportunities for all faculty. Include salary and workload equity in your thinking about such decisions...
This comprehensive document offers best practices for search committees that are looking to create diverse hiring pools. The sections covered in the document are: Run an Effective and Efficient Search Committee; Actively Recruit an Excellent and Diverse Pool of Candidates; Raise Awareness of Unconscious Assumptions and their Influence on Evaluation of Candidates; and Develop and Implement an Effective Interview Process.
Initiate regular meetings and get to know your mentoring partner, his/her circumstances, concerns, etc. Make contact with your mentoring partner as soon as possible. Also, you may want to consider that it may be difficult for a new faculty member to approach you with problems or questions, so suggesting topics for discussion or asking questions may be helpful...
The Policy Analysis and Management Department in the College of Human Ecology has the following formal policies and procedures for mentoring, including appointment of Mentors and their responsibilities.
Effective Pool Development Strategies
Recommended Guidelines for Members of Affirmative Action Committee Serving on Academic Search Committees
The WFF has conducted initial research regarding junior faculty mentoring programs and policies at Yale and several of its peer institutions...
STUDENTS, TRAINEES, RESEARCH FELLOWS, AND JUNIOR faculty all benefit from the direction provided by academic mentors and research supervisors...
1. Ask for suggestions from people with less power in the department or unit...
A. Findings from research in social psychology on stereotypic biases...
Faculty Searches and Recruiting in the Engineering College
Tips for "Casting the Net Widely in the Faculty Job Search.
“This guide is designed to provide UC Berkeley faculty and staff with an overview of existing campus work/family policies, programs, and resources. We hope this guide will serve as a valuable resource to faculty and staff and help them to be more effective in their work and family lives.”
Solicit written remarks from those that met with or interviewed candidates. A rating form can be developed for this purpose...
This document is a short booklet that gives some definitions and recommendatiosn for changing climate.
Guidebook For Managing the Campus Visits
Top 10 Tips on How to get Funding